Sculpture and Enlightenment (BOK)

Erika Naginski

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This is a unique volume that explores the ways in which the aesthetics of public art were affected by the social, political, and cultural changes of the Enlightenment. This pioneering book chronicles the transformation of public art in eighteenth-century France. As royal and ecclesiastical authority waned under the rule of Louis XV, there emerged nascent democratic institutions, a new metaphysics, and a radical political consciousness - a paradigm shift that profoundly affected the forms that commemorative sculpture and architecture took. Analysing an extraordinary range of artistic projects - from unrealized plans for a Bourbon memorial to the sculptural program for the Pantheon - "Sculpture and Enlightenment" appraises how public art intersected with the historical forces, social movements, and continental philosophies that brought Western Europe to the cusp of modernity.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Erika Naginski
Forlag
ROUNDHOUSE PUBLISHING GROUP
ISBN 9780892369591
Antall sider 336 Dimensjoner 19cm x 26,7cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 1315 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800, Sculpture